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XDA:DevCon 2013 Has Sold Out!

What began as a pitch and discussion around a table at an Olive Garden after Hurricane Sandy is almost a reality. With all of our tickets sold, great sponsors finalized, killer giveaways, and amazing speakers lined up, we are running full tilt towards XDA:DevCon 2013 next weekend (Aug 9-11) in Miami, FL. Here's a full...

Latest Google Chromecast OTA Blocks Root Method

Five days ago, we covered a rather useful discovery by the fine folks over at GTV Hacker, where due to a rather convenient oversight in the device's cryptography pathway, a to-be-flashed firmware's return code was never checked after passing through the device's image verification software. In other words, this meant that you could run your...

CyanogenMod Team Announces Nemesis with Focal Camera, Android 4.3 Brings TRIM Support – XDA Developer TV

If just having the latest Android 4.3 wasn't a good enough reason to upgrade, Android 4.3 has TRIM support! That and more are covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is an announcement that CyanogenMod Team has realeased Focal from Project Nemesis and some forums...

RockPlayer 2 Updated to Support Android 4.3

If you aren't already aware, the RockPlayer team (a.k.a. XDA Forum Member changeworld) has been posting builds in our forum for quite some time. Over time, it's seen an update to version 2, each time bringing even more supported formats and playback features, making it one of only a select few options available to those looking for...

Fine Tune Your HTC One Volume Level with Volume Step Mod

OK, let's face it. Finding that exact right volume with which to listen to your tunes isn't always as simple as one would initially believe. With songs having varying average sound levels and dynamic ranges, it's hard to get it just right every time. Making matters worse, most devices have very coarse software volume adjustment, making...

Forum Added for the Super-Thin Huawei Ascend P6

Just exactly how thin is too thin? Well, that's a question that Huawei is trying to answer with its Ascend P6. And if you ever felt your current handset was a bit too portly, the P6 begs for at least a passing glance. Coming in at a mere 6.2 mm thin, the Ascend P6 features a...

Chromecast: What You Need to Know – XDA Developer TV

Google’s press event caused the Internet great excitement. Besides the New Nexus 7 (2013), which was compared to the Old Nexus 7 and rooted here on XDA Developer TV, Google announced another exciting device: the Google Chromecast. In this video, XDA Developer TV Producer TK takes a look at the Chromecast. TK shows how to set up...

Massive Update for C Locker Replacement Lock Screen

Four-and-a-half months ago, we took a quick look at an app called C Locker. As one would assume by the name, C Locker's main goal is to replace your lock screen with one featuring various convenient app shortcuts. Since March, XDA Senior Member astoncheah hasn't been idle. Rather, he's made several key changes with C Locker in the interim....

Forum Added for the Nokia Lumia 1020

Have you ever wanted a little bit more resolving power from your cell phone's camera? We've just added a forum for a device that gives you more than than your fill of megapixels. Of course, I'm talking about the Nokia Lumia 1020. Devices in Nokia's Lumia lineup have traditionally offered excellent camera image quality in their...